bread mold (Rhizopus stolonifer ) on sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas ) - 1563330

bread mold
Rhizopus stolonifer (Ehrenb.) Vuill.

Host: sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.)
Descriptor: Asexual Spore
Description: Photomicrograph (ca. 1000x)  sporangiospores of Rhizopus, the cause of Rhizopus soft rot in sweetpotatoes and other vegetables.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: North Carolina, United States

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Name: Charles Averre
Organization: North Carolina State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, January 22, 2009
Image Information last updated on Monday, September 21, 2009